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Pork Chop Bake Recipe

Pork Chop Bake Recipe

“I first tried Pork Chops and Apples, then I added cranberry and onion, and it was so good,” writes Shelvy Ritter of Portage, Wisconsin. “I like to eat this with mashed potatoes or buttered noodles.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and sliced
  • 3/4 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 small sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a small nonstick skillet, brown pork chops in butter.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine apples, cranberry sauce and onion. Transfer to an 8-in.-square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over apple mixture. Top with pork chops.
  • 3. Cover and bake 45-50 minutes or until pork reaches 145° and apples are tender. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1-1/2 cups apple mixture (prepared with reduced-fat butter) equals 499 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 75 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.